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The Pros & Cons Of Having Your Parents & Other Family As Facebook Friends [Opinion]

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The Pros & Cons Of Having Your Parents & Other Family As Facebook Friends [Opinion]

According to Facebook, more than 800 million people now actively use the social networking giant. You don’t know most of them, of course – but some are very close to you. Even your grandmother might now be on Facebook this moment. Family members will usually request to be your Facebook friend for obvious reasons. But should you actually go through with it, or should you keep your friends list to, well, friends?

Matt Smith April 24, 2012 24-04-2012
The Pros & Cons Of Having Your Parents & Other Family As Facebook Friends [Opinion]
How To Bulk Download Your Facebook Data & What Information The Archives Contain

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How To Bulk Download Your Facebook Data & What Information The Archives Contain

Following a European court decision, Facebook recently upgraded the feature that allows users to download an archive of their personal data. The archive option has been available since 2010 and includes photos, videos, and messages, among other information. The new expanded archive also contains login and logout details, information about the so-called data or tracking cookies, and more.

Tina Sieber April 24, 2012 24-04-2012
How To Bulk Download Your Facebook Data & What Information The Archives Contain
5 More Awesome ifttt Recipes You Can Start Using Today

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5 More Awesome ifttt Recipes You Can Start Using Today

We introduced MakeUseOf readers to ifttt in September of last year. Since then, I’ve made a few posts regarding the web service. Those two articles introduce 18 one-click “recipes” that can supercharge your Internet experience. As ifttt continues to grow, users are contributing new and more useful ideas. Thanks to this web service, anyone and everyone can automate and simplify their most routine tasks, absolutely free.

Craig Snyder April 24, 2012 24-04-2012
5 More Awesome ifttt Recipes You Can Start Using Today
6 Kindle Book Classics You Can Download for Free

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6 Kindle Book Classics You Can Download for Free

Very recently, we gave away a Kindle Fire, but did you know that you can start reading on Kindle right away without spending any more money? Fortunately, Amazon has provided quite a few classic books totally free of charge for the general public. The best part of all is that none of them are abridged! Below, we have six classics that you may or may have not been able to read on the Kindle, so don’t hesitate.

Joshua Lockhart April 24, 2012 24-04-2012
6 Kindle Book Classics You Can Download for Free
Life In Slow-Motion: 8 Super Cool Slo-Mo Videos [Stuff to Watch]

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Life In Slow-Motion: 8 Super Cool Slo-Mo Videos [Stuff to Watch]

If I had enough money I’d buy a slow-motion capture camera that shoots video at hundreds of thousands (if not millions) of frames per second. As it is, I don’t have very much money to spend on eye-wateringly expensive photographic gear so I’ll have to make do with other people’s videos instead. The fascination for slow motion video has a lot to do with the world we can’t see, much like macro and microscopic photography.

Tim Brookes April 23, 2012 23-04-2012
Life In Slow-Motion: 8 Super Cool Slo-Mo Videos [Stuff to Watch]
10 Top Men’s Magazine Sites That Are Available Online for Free

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10 Top Men’s Magazine Sites That Are Available Online for Free

Here are the top ten magazine websites you can catch online for free. Or at least, a substantial portion of their content. There is a lot to choose from as popular names have gone for a digital makeover. The paper magazine may offer more as you hold it between your hands, but their digital counterparts too offer a lot in the may of multimedia and downloads.

Saikat Basu April 23, 2012 23-04-2012
10 Top Men’s Magazine Sites That Are Available Online for Free
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